Western Siberia


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Western Siberia

 

the western part of Siberia, located between the Urals (in the west) and the Enisei River (in the east). Area, approximately 2.8 million sq km. Most of this area is occupied by the Western European Plain with its clearly defined natural zones, from the tundra in the north to the steppes in the south. The mountains of the Altai, the Salair, and the Kuznetsk Alatau rise in the southeast. Situated within the bounds of Western Siberia are Altai Krai, the Kurgan, Tiumen’, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, and Kemerovo oblasts, and the extreme western regions of Krasnoiarsk Krai.

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The centers reduce risks of error in project development, which is extremely important for Lukoil after failure to strike commercial reserves at the South-Khylchuyskoye field in Western Siberia.
Work on the pipeline, which carries gas from western Siberia to the EU, should be completed within three years.
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